Race Weekend Central

NASCAR (& IndyCar) 101: A Weekend Doubleheader Primer

The NASCAR Xfinity Series cars run in a pack through Indianapolis Motor Speedway's infield, NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

With NASCAR and IndyCar visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course this weekend, what’s in store for fans with a triple feature?

Colton Herta on Pole in ‘Intense’ Toronto Qualifying

Colton Herta wins the NTT P1 Award - Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

(Photo by Chris Jones/INDYCAR)

Fresh off a Formula 1 test, and despite interference from slower cars in two rounds of three, Saturday (July 16) on the Exhibition Place street circuit in Toronto, Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta became only the first two-time pole winner in 10 races of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season.

F1 Midweek: Revisiting Miami; Recognizing Colton Hertaʻs Potential

Colton Herta practices for the IndyCar raceat Barber Motorsports Park in 2022

Colton Herta at Barber Motorsports Park (Photo by Chris Jones/INDYCAR)

The Miami Grand Prix turned out to be a financial windfall for Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. In other news, Colton Hertaʻs test with McLaren later this year could be a signal that F1 might soon have a US driver on the grid.